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September 24, 2011

Emma Aughtry

GREENVILLE — Emma Beatrice Aughtry, 93, of Greenville passed away Sept. 23, 2011, at Legends Nursing Home in Greenville. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home chapel with Father Gary Herbst officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.

Mrs. Aughtry was born on Feb. 15, 1918, in Norfolk, Virginia to Frank A. and Zella Hubble Beard. She married William Capers Aughtry Sr. on March 27, 1934.

 She was a Cradle Episcopalian. She was a homemaker and also retired as the Granny at Grandy’s. She was also a Multiple Sclerosis Volunteer of the North Carolina Chapter.

Mrs. Aughtry is survived by her son William Capers, Jr. and wife Marie Hammond-Aughtry, Marsha Ann Aughtry of Atlanta, Ga., grandchildren, William Capers III and his wife Theresa Boak- Aughtry, Michael Scott and wife Patti Neel- Aughtry and Sherry Aughtry Henry, great-grandchildren, Michael Scott Aughtry, Jr., William Capers IV and wife Rachel Gaddie-Aughtry, Rebecca Aughtry-Toliver and husband Christopher, Christopher Rhett Henry and Robert Brett Aughtry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, mother, father, brothers, Carl Beard, Milton Beard, Frank Beard and sister Audrey Beard Falos.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 560089, Dallas, 75356 or National Multiple Sclerosis Society at

Online condolences may be made at

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